“ Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before—more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle. ”

─ Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Let What You Love Be What You Do

“…the Real Self is dangerous: dangerous for the established church, dangerous for the state, dangerous for the crowd, dangerous for tradition, because once a man knows his real self, he becomes an individual.” 

“ The axe forgets; the tree remembers. ”

─ African proverb (via istruggleandemerge)

(Source: journalofanobody)